Suspected killer due in courtroom in lethal movie show capturing
Joseph Jimenez is due again in courtroom for the murders of Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas.
CORONA, Calif. – The suspected killer within the July 2021 movie show capturing in Corona is due in courtroom on Friday.
In a earlier arraignment, he entered pleas of not responsible and never responsible by cause of madness, officers stated.
The victims, 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich and 19-year-old Anthony Barajas, and the suspect, Joseph Jimenez, have been three of the six individuals who have been contained in the cinema throughout a exhibiting of “The Without end Purge,” in the course of the assault, based on the Corona Police Division. The horror movie facilities round lawless murders, nevertheless, authorities don’t consider the violence within the movie was associated to the shootings.
MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING
On July 26, 2021, round 11:45 p.m., Corona PD obtained a 911 name for service from the Regal Edwards Theater on the Crossings Procuring Heart. A theater worker discovered Rylee Goodrich and Anthony Barajas contained in the cinema close to their seats with gunshot wounds to their heads.
Cpl. Kouroubacalis with Corona PD stated detectives are unable to make use of surveillance footage for the investigation as a result of no cameras have been recording contained in the theater on the time of the capturing.
Officers stated Rylee Goodrich was pronounced lifeless on the scene whereas Anthony Barajas was rushed to a neighborhood trauma middle the place he died days later.
THE ARREST OF JOSEPH JIMENEZ
Police information confirmed that mates of Joseph Jimenez instructed detectives they believed he had introduced a gun into the cinema. They stated that he was performing so surprisingly that they snuck out of the theater, apparently with out warning anybody.
Two of the buddies instructed investigators they later noticed defendant Jimenez run out of the Regal Edwards cinema and pace away in his automotive, based on a police detective’s sworn declaration filed in courtroom.
Corona PD detectives issued a search warrant at a house within the El Cerrito neighborhood positioned close to the 15 Freeway and East Ontario Avenue on the night time of July 27, 2021. Investigators have been led to the suspect’s residence after interviewing witnesses and an nameless tip.
Whereas on the residence, authorities found a handgun and different proof linked to the capturing. Cpl. Kouroubacalis stated throughout a press convention final summer time that the shell casings discovered on the theater matched the caliber of the weapon.
Jimenez, 20, was subsequently arrested and brought into custody.
He was booked into the Riverside Presley Detention Heart on costs of homicide, theft with a gun and tried homicide on a $2,000,000 bail. He now faces two homicide costs after Barajas, who initially survived the capturing, handed away at a neighborhood trauma middle.
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE VICTIMS
Rylee Goodrich was going into her sophomore 12 months at Grand Canyon College on a full scholarship to check advertising and marketing.
She was a graduate of Corona Excessive College “however she needed to enter prison justice and had been working with me this summer time in my Non-public Investigator job,” her grieving dad Dave Goodrich stated following her premature dying.
In an interview with FOX 11, her father questioned why there have been no metallic detectors on the theater. He stated the 2 have been on their first date and that Barajas was “a boy her dad really authorised of.”
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Anthony Barajas. (FOX 11)
Anthony Barajas, referred to as @itsanthonymichael on social media, has a big following, together with practically 930,000 followers on TikTok.
Whereas the suspect and the victims are shut in age, Corona PD investigators don’t consider the victims and the suspect knew each other previous to the capturing. Officers additionally don’t consider Barajas’ social media fame performed a job within the assault.
Anybody with info is requested to contact Corona PD. Those that want to stay nameless can name 951-817-5837.
The investigation is ongoing.
The Related Press contributed to this report.